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Maori Party President Hails Benefits of Being “at the Table”

Friday, 27 May 2016, 11:22 am | The Maori Party

Benefits for te iwi Maori from having its own political party “at the table” of New Zealand’s governing coalition have been hailed by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish. More >>

$40m boost for Whānau Ora

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:36 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox is thrilled that Whānau Ora will be able to reach an extra 2,500 whānau with the boost of $40m in new funding, announced in Budget 2016. More >>

$4m for extending micro-financing

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:34 pm | The Maori Party

Budget 2016 has provided $4 million over the next four years to provide greater access to microfinance for whānau. More >>

$4m to commemorate New Zealand Wars

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:32 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to have secured new funding in Budget 2016 to support New Zealand Land Wars commemorations. More >>

$5m to promote Māori voter participation

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:28 pm | The Maori Party

Budget 2016 provides $5 million over the next four years to increase Māori electoral participation. More >>

$17.9m to support Māori landowners

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:26 pm | The Maori Party

Landowners of Māori freehold land will benefit from two announcements in this year’s budget. More >>

Māori Party continues to support housing solutions

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:25 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell announced an extra $12.6 million over four years earlier this month, bringing the total annual operating budget to $17.5 million. Launched last year, the Network provides funds for the development of new whare, ... More >>

$34.6m to support te reo Māori revival

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:23 pm | The Maori Party

Three funds in this year’s Budget 2016 will contribute towards increasing the number of proficient Māori language speakers. More >>

Calling for speedy response to wiping WINZ debt

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 4:05 pm | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox received a petition today urging the Government to wipe debt incurred by people having to borrow money from WINZ to stay in emergency accommodation. More >>

World-leading Te Awa Tupua bill passes First Reading

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 2:00 pm | The Maori Party

E rere kau mai te awa nui. Mai i te kāhui maunga ki Tangaroa. Ko au te awa. Ko te awa ko au. More >>

Māori Party congratulates Dr Kim Workman

Friday, 20 May 2016, 9:38 am | The Maori Party

The Māori Party joins with Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and Rangitāne to honour Dr Kim Workman who was conferred with an honorary doctorate from Victoria University today. More >>

Building on the Māori trades training legacy

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:31 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes $9.6 million dollar investment into Māori and Pasifika Trades Training announced by the Government today. This is in addition to the $43 million announced in Budget 2013 for Māori and Pasifika Trades Training. More >>

Māori Party will oppose the abolition of Kura Hourua

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:47 am | The Maori Party

Co-leaders - Media Header - Maori Party 2014 MEDIA RELEASE 19 May 2016 Māori Party will oppose the abolition of Kura Hourua The Māori Party will oppose Chris Hipkins’ private members’ bill which seeks to abolish Kura Hourua/Partnership Schools, when ... More >>

A Vacuum in Our History - Remembering Our Own Forgotten Wars

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:14 pm | The Maori Party

Sadness that it has been left to pupils of Otorohanga College to fill “a vacuum in our history curriculum” in respect of the New Zealand Land Wars of the 19th century, has been expressed by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida ... More >>

Poroporoaki — Te Whē Phillips

Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:14 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party joins Ngāi Tahu in mourning the loss of Taua Te Whē Phillips who passed away on Friday night, at home with her whānau. More >>

Maori Party President Hails Business Success

Monday, 16 May 2016, 9:14 am | The Maori Party

Congratulations to the four successful Maori men and women who won prizes in Auckland last week at the Aotearoa New Zealand Maori Business Leaders Awards, have been extended by the president of the Maori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish. More >>

Māori Party continues to oppose the TPP

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 4:41 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party will oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill that will be introduced in Parliament today. More >>

Māori Party saves Race Relations and Equal Opportunities

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 4:34 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party has successfully argued for the statutory recognition of the roles of Race Relations Commissioner and Equal Opportunities Commissioner within the Human Rights Commission. More >>

Children’s lives should not be bargained over in Court

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 10:44 pm | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is concerned children’s lives are not being valued appropriately in the Justice system. More >>

Speech to Canterbury Men’s Centre

Friday, 22 April 2016, 9:40 am | The Maori Party

Hon Te Ururoa Flavell Minita Whanaketanga Māori Minister for Māori Development Speech to Canterbury Men’s Centre and Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse Trust More >>

 

 

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